ARCATA AND MAD RIVER RAIL ROAD COMPANY

Historical Landmark

Description:
Incorporated December 15, 1854, as the Union Plank Walk, Rail Track, and Wharf Company, the Arcata and Mad River Rail Road is the oldest line on the north coast. Originally using a horse-drawn car, the railroad served as a link between Humboldt Bay and the Trinity River mines. Later, locomotives were added as the line grew to serve the redwood industry.


Registration Date: 7/27/1970

Location:
City: Blue Lake
County: Humboldt

Directions:
330 Railroad Ave, NW corner Hatchery Rd and Railroad Ave, Blue Lake
ARCATA AND MAD RIVER RAIL ROAD COMPANY



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